TULSA, OK – The perfect racing weekend for fans of NASCAR and Sprint Cars has arrived as the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com is set to headline Tony Stewart presents the Vankor Texas Sprint Car Nationals at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 P.M. (CT) each night.
Earning the distinction of winningest Sprint Car driver at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track with his sweep of the Texas Sprint Car Nationals in 2017 bringing him to four at the four-tenths mile oval, Sunnyvale, Texas driver Sam Hafertepe, Jr. sits runner-up in tour standings to Roger Crockett, who picked up the 2018 season opener at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on March 16.
First seeing action in 2012, nine A-Features have been contested in Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com competition with Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (4), Jason Johnson (2), Seth Bergman (2), and Aaron Reutzel (1) picking up wins. Johnny Herrera also raced his way to victory at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products
Along with the top drivers of the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com, Tony Stewart will join the action along with Christopher Bell and Sammy Swindell. Joined by Limited Modifieds, the always exciting Kenny Wallace will also take to the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track.
This weekend’s Texas double-header is also the opening weekend for the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products. Oklahoma’s Alex Sewell enters the weekend looking to defend his 2017 championship.
Grandstands on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 at 6:00 P.M. with Hot Laps at 7:00 P.M. Pit Gates on Friday will open at Noon. There is no charge to park in the Pits. No personal vehicles will be allowed. All Sprint Car teams will park along the back straightaway of the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. Limited Modifieds will park along the fence facing I-35. Tickets are sold at the event or in advance at https://bit.ly/2DLph92.
For other news, notes, and information on the American Sprint Car Series, from the National Tour to any of the Regional Tours that make up the over 150 across the ASCS Nation in 2018, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com, follow on Facebook, on Instagram, and on Twitter (@LucasOilASCS).
Who: Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented Sawblade.com
What: Tony Stewart presents the Vankor Texas Sprint Car Nationals
Where: Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track (Ft. Worth, Texas)
When: April 6-7, 2018
Pit Gate: Noon (Friday, open all day Saturday)
Grandstands: 6:00 P.M. (Both Days)
Driver’s Meeting: 6:00 P.M. (Both Days)
Racing: 7:35 P.M. (Both Days)
Muffler Rule: Open Headers
Track Contact Information:
Address: 3545 Lone Star Cir. Fort Worth, TX 76177
Phone: (817) 215-8500
Social Media: https://twitter.com/txmotorspeedway and http://www.facebook.com/texasmotorspeedway
2018 ASCS National Driver Points (Top 15): 1. Roger Crockett 150; 2. Sam Hafertepe, Jr. 142; 3. Wayne Johnson 135; 4. Skylar Gee 130; 5. Matt Covington 125; 6. Sammy Swindell 122; 7. Johnny Herrera 119; 8. Blake Hahn 116; 9. Harli White 113; 10. Scott Bogucki 110; 11. Seth Bergman 108; 12. Chris Martin 106; 13. Tony Bruce, Jr. 104; 14. Danny Jennings 102; 15. Justin Henderson 110;
2018 ASCS National Tour Wins: Roger Crockett – 1 (3/16 – Devil’s Bowl Speedway);
American Sprint Car Series: http://www.ascsracing.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lucasoilascs (@lucasoilascs)
Audio Broadcast: http://www.racinboys.com
Live Scoring (Where Applicable): Race Monitor and MRP Live
ASCS National Tour Drivers Online:
Jamie Ball (Knoxville, IA): http://www.jamieball.com/default.aspx?i=false
Seth Bergman (Snohomish, WA.): http://www.sethbergmanracing.com
Scott Bogucki (McLaren Vale, S. Aust.): https://www.facebook.com/ScottBogucki89
Matt Covington (Glenpool, OK): http://www.mattcovingtonracing.com
Skylar Gee (Leduc, Alberta, Can.): https://twitter.com/SkylarGee99
Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (Sunnyvale, TX): http://www.sam15.com
Alex Hill (Six Nations, Ontario, Can.): https://twitter.com/alexhill77x
Blake Hahn (Sapulpa, OK): http://www.blakehahnracing.com
Johnny Herrera (Albuquerque, N.M.): http://www.johnnyherreraracing.com
Wayne Johnson (Oklahoma City, OK): https://www.facebook.com/WayneJohnsonRacing?fref=ts
Chris Martin (Ankeny, IA): https://twitter.com/cmr_44?lang=en
Robbie Price (Cobble Hill, BC, Can.): http://www.bdsmotorsportsllc.com
Travis Rilat (Forney, TX): http://www.bdsmotorsportsllc.com
Harli White (Lindsay, OK): http://www.harliwhiteracing.net